Eden Prairie, MN (March 13, 2012) — C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. was recognized for the third year in a row as the #1 third party logistics (3PL) company in Fortune magazine’s annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report.
Prior to being listed on the World’s Most Admired Companies, C.H. Robinson had been listed on Fortune’s America’s Most Admired Companies list from 2000-2008 and has been listed on the Fortune 500 since 2002.
This survey is the “definitive report card on corporate reputations.” Fortune partners with the Hay Group to determine top companies, both domestically and abroad. Top executives, directors, and analysts then decide which companies have the best reputations in their industry based on nine criteria that vary from investment value to social responsibility.
In addition to being the #1 Most Admired 3PL, C.H. Robinson was named the #1 3PL in Inbound Logistics annual Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards survey in 2011. Each year Inbound Logistics conducts the survey in order to recognize the 3PL providers that serve their readers needs well, in the hopes of encouraging more of the same.
About C.H. Robinson Worldwide
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 37,000 customers through a network of more than 230 offices and over 8,300 employees around the world. The company works with 53,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual revenues of $10.3 billion in 2011.
Through the company and its Foundation, C.H. Robinson and its employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations, including JDRF, Community Health Charities, American Red Cross, Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, and Global Impact. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit http://www.chrobinson.com/.